Rudyard Kipling House. Officials in Mumbai plan to turn the birthplace of Rudyard Kipling into a museum honoring the author of The Jungle Book and other tales of colonial life. While India has long had a problematic relationship with the writer--who penned the poem The White Man's Burden--the museum hopes to credit Kipling as a literary ambassador of Indian life, with the caveat that his pro-colonial stance was a product of his turn-of-the-century ideals.
Rudyard Kipling Collection: The Beginning of the Armadillos, the Cat That Walked by Himself (CD-Audio)
Inspired by the dream-like sculpture and paintings of surrealist Salvador Dali, master sculptor Klaus Kinast has designed a truly unique piece. The word Hathi is derived from the Hindi word for elephant and was used by Rudyard Kipling to name a fictional bull elephant character in his famous Jungle Book novels. Hathi can be used as a pedestal/plant stand or a birdbath with the addition of a matching bowl. 32" high, 110 lbs (2 pieces) Code: HAT-BB